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Haryana govt Increases Reservation for OBC Category from 15% to 27%

Nayab Singh Saini announced that the reservation for the backward classes in Group-A and Group-B posts, currently at 15 per cent, will be increased to 27 per cent, “in line with the Central government’s policy”. Saini was addressing a gathering at ‘OBC Morcha Sarv Samaj Samrasta Sammelan’ held in Gurugram.

Welfare of the OBC community

“With the key aim of ensuring the welfare of the OBC community in Haryana and providing substantial benefits to the youth in government jobs, Haryana CM Nayab Singh Sunday made a series of pivotal announcements,” an official statement said.

  • The consideration of the Haryana State Backward Classes Commission, this increased limit will be implemented for state government jobs. Besides this, similar to the central government, income from salary and agriculture sources will not be included in this limit,” the CM said.
  • He added that the backlog of vacancies for Backward Class in group-A and B will be filled on a priority basis, with preparations underway for a special recruitment drive, he said.
  • To ensure that OBC youth receive employment opportunities smoothly, the CM announced that the 27 per cent reservation will also be implemented in the recruitment done through Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam.

Two types of certificate are issued

For the Backward Class members, two types of certificates are issued in the state to facilitate them to avail benefits of government schemes and quota in government jobs and administration in educational institutions. For state government jobs, the certificates of BCs are issued while OBC certificates are issued for central government schemes.

Support in education of OBC children

He added that the Haryana government is supporting the education of OBC children by providing scholarships ranging from Rs 12,000 to Rs 20,000 to ensure quality education. The government is also focusing on the skill development of the OBC community. He said that the OBC community is not being deprived of their rights, and both the central and state governments are continuously implementing schemes to give full respect and recognition to the OBC community.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Capital of Haryana: Chandigarh
  • Chief minister of Haryana: Nayab Singh Saini
  • Governor of Haryana: Bandaru Dattatreya
  • Haryana (before was): Part of Punjab
  • Bird: Black francolin
  • Districts: 22 (6 divisions)


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